Peter Caeldries - Fjallsárlón- A Song of the Glacier Lagoon

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This is the sound heard under water in the melt water lake below the Fjallsjökull glacier in south eastern Iceland. Fjallsjökull is an outlet glacier flowing down from the Vatnajökull glacier ice cap, the largest glacier in Europe with a surface area of 13 600 square km.
!What we hear are the under water dynamics of smaller ice bergs floating in the melt water lake recorded at midnight early June 2014. These break off the glacier rim and slowly melt to form a lagoon of milk white water. The entire surrounding was very quiet and cold. It does not get dark at that time of the year. One sees the glacier rise up to the main ice cap disappearing in the fog. This quiet, cold and desolate landscape is sharply contrasted by the near chaos that one can hear through hydrophones in the lagoon water.

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from Kinokophonography Compilation 01, released October 8, 2015
Peter Caeldries

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